Today we have the lovely Lindsay from Fleur de Sel sharing her recipes for a fabulous wine country picnic. I recently finished designing Lindsay’s blog, and can tell you that the girl knows her way around the kitchen!
Hi lovelies! It’s Lindsay from Fleur de Sel, and I am so honored to pen a guest post for Victoria while she is away on a much deserved vacation in the wine country. Like Victoria, I am also lucky enough to live in San Francisco, and one of the most amazing things about living here is that world-class vineyards are less than an hour away. There is something so uncannily beautiful about the wine country in northern California – the sloping hills covered with vineyards, the charming town squares – even the light is different and more romantic. It feels like a million miles away from the city, and spending even one afternoon there feels like a restorative mini-vacation.
Even though there are tons of amazing restaurants in the area, one of my favorite things to do is to pack a picnic lunch. After hitting up a few tastings, there is nothing better than spreading out a blanket on the grounds of a beautiful winery, unpacking a picnic lunch, popping a bottle of rose, and kicking back and just taking it all in, preferably with a lovely wine-induced buzz going.
Whether your picnic is in the middle of vineyards, at the beach, in your neighborhood park or in your own backyard, here are a few ideas of what to bring along: Read more »